David Leyssens - Network Director

David is in charge of the operational management at The Shift. He sets out the parameters for our activities and projects and ensures good relations with our members and partners. Besides that he is also responsible for the day-to-day management of our team.

Favourite Quote

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Contact this member

david.leyssens@theshift.be


Bart Corijn - CHANGE Facilitator

Bart coordinates the CHANGE projects in our network with Charlotte, Lara and Anthony. He brings members together to discuss a wide range of topics. He inspires them to develop new business models with concrete added value in human, ecological and economic terms.

Favourite Quote

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” - Lao Tzu

Contact this member

bart.corijn@theshift.be


Charlotte Vroemans - CHANGE Facilitator

Charlotte develops the CHANGE projects in our network with Bart, Lara and Anthony. She brings members together to discuss topics like employment, education, social inclusion and diversity, and explores the potential for partnership.

Favourite Quote

“A little less conversation, a little more action” - Elvis Presley


Lara Piret - CHANGE Facilitator

Lara develops the CHANGE projects in our network with Bart, Charlotte and Anthony. She brings members together to discuss topics like sustainable food and mobility, and explores the potential for partnership.

Favourite quote

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” - Henry David Thoreau

Contact this member

lara.piret@theshift.be

Anthony Vanoverschelde - CHANGE Facilitator

Anthony develops the CHANGE projects in our network with Bart, Lara en Charlotte. He brings the signatories of the Belgian SDG Charter together and explores the potential for partnerships on cacao, textile, renewable energy and other topics in the field of international development.

Favorite quote

“How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” - Anne Frank


Eglantine Eeckhout - CHANGE facilitator

Eglantine works with Lara and Bart on the CHANGE projects of our network. She gathers our members around the theme of circular economy and she studies the potential of new collaborations.

Favorite quote

“They did not know it was impossible so they did it” - Mark Twain 


Gaëlle Janssens - Member Relations Manager

Gaëlle is the first point of contact for our members. She makes sure there is a healthy balance between the individual expectations of our members and the projects that can be achieved together.

Favourite Quote

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” - Nelson Mandela


Catherine Naveau - Generation T Coordinator

Catherine takes care of the link between the Generation T network and The Shift. She looks at how these young change makers can challenge our member organisations and strengthen our CHANGE projects with their innovative ideas.

Favourite Quote

“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.” - Confucius


Anthea Moraïtis - Office Manager

Anthea takes care of the office management and the practical organisation of our events. Besides that she is also the first point of contact for questions from our members concerning invoicing and other practical aspects of membership.

Favourite quote

“Life is like a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein